Jamshedpur shocker: 15-yr-old rape survivor raped again at govt hospital

Jamshedpur: A 15-year-old rape victim, undergoing treatment at the government-run MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur, was allegedly raped by a security guard in the hospital premises.According to police, the minor was raped by a private security
jamshedpur shocker 15 yr old rape survivor raped...
India TV News Desk February 01, 2016 11:40 IST

Jamshedpur: A 15-year-old rape victim, undergoing treatment at the government-run MGM Hospital in Jamshedpur, was allegedly raped by a security guard in the hospital premises.

According to police, the minor was raped by a private security guard on duty in the hospital on Sunday night.

"We have detained two persons for questioning in this regard, while the culprit is missing," said Senior Superintendent of Police, Anoop T Mathew.

The police have started investigation into the allegations made by the girl and have launched a hunt to apprehend the private security guard.

An FIR was registered on the basis of the statement given by the girl, Mathew said.

The police had earlier arrested and forwarded a boy to the remand home after the victim alleged he had raped her in Parsudih, on the outskirts of the steel city, a couple of days ago. Following which, the girl was admitted to the hospital by the police.

The incident took place hours after Chief Minister Raghubar Das inspected the hospital and held a meeting with authorities assuring improvement in the condition of the hospital.

The number of crimes against women has been rising across the country with data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) showing that number of reported incidents of crime against women more than doubled from 1,43,795 in 2001 to 3,37,992 in 2014. The worst offender was Delhi, which saw a mammoth jump of 566 per cent in the total number of crimes against women, followed by West Bengal, Assam, Bihar and Odisha.

With Agency Inputs

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